History Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 6

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The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear By Kate Moore Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781492696728
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Published: Sourcebooks - June 22nd, 2021

From the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Radium Girls comes another dark and dramatic but ultimately uplifting tale of a forgotten woman hero whose inspirational journey sparked lasting change for women's rights and exposed injustices that still resonate today.


Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World By Andrea Pitzer Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781982113346
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Published: Scribner - January 12th, 2021

In the bestselling tradition of Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice, a “gripping adventure tale” (The Boston Globe) recounting Dutch polar explorer William Barents’ three harrowing Arctic expeditions—the last of which resulted in a relentlessly challenging year-long fight for survival.

The human story has always been one of perseverance


The Sisters of Auschwitz: The True Story of Two Jewish Sisters' Resistance in the Heart of Nazi Territory By Roxane van Iperen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063097629
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 31st, 2021

A New York Times bestseller

The unforgettable story of two unsung heroes of World War II: sisters Janny and Lien Brilleslijper who joined the Dutch Resistance, helped save dozen of lives, were captured by the Nazis, and ultimately survived the Holocaust.


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These Truths: A History of the United States By Jill Lepore Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393357424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019

“Nothing short of a masterpiece.” —NPR Books
A New York Times Bestseller and a Washington Post Notable Book of the Year

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation.


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The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold By Joyce Lee Malcolm Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643132396
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 12th, 2019

A vivid and timely re-examination of one of young America’s most complicated figures: the war hero turned infamous traitor, Benedict Arnold. 

History remembers this proud, talented, and conflicted man solely through the lens of his last desperate act of treason. Yet the fall of Benedict Arnold remains one of the Revolutionary period’s great puzzles.


Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World By Simon Winchester Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062938336
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Published: Harper - January 19th, 2021

“In many ways, Land combines bits and pieces of many of Winchester’s previous books into a satisfying, globe-trotting whole. . . . Winchester is, once again, a consummate guide.”—Boston Globe


The U.S. Constitution and Other Key American Writings (Word Cloud Classics) By Founding Fathers Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781626863934
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Published: Canterbury Classics - July 1st, 2015

“We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect
union . . . ” — The U.S Constitution


The U.S. Constitution and Other Key American Writings is part of the Word Cloud Classics series and a collection of the crucial documents that established the United States.


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Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism By Amanda Montell Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062993151
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Published: Harper Wave - June 15th, 2021

The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power.

What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful?


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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

New York Times Bestseller

Now part of the HBO docuseries "Exterminate All the Brutes," written and directed by Raoul Peck


Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 


Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster By Adam Higginbotham Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781501134630
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 4th, 2020

A New York Times Best Book of the Year
A Time Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year
2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Winner

From journalist Adam Higginbotham, the New York Times bestselling “account that reads almost like the script for a movie” (The Wall


The Afghanistan Papers: A Secret History of the War By Craig Whitlock, The Washington Post Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982159009
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 31st, 2021

A Washington Post Best Book of 2021

The #1 New York Times bestselling investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about America’s longest war, foreshadowing the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan, by Washington Post reporter and three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Wh


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Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention By Ben Wilson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525436331
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Published: Anchor - October 12th, 2021

In a captivating tour of cities famous and forgotten, acclaimed historian Ben Wilson tells the glorious, millennia-spanning story how urban living sparked humankind's greatest innovations.
 
“A towering achievement. . . . Reading this book is like visiting an exhilarating city for the first time—dazzling.” —The Wall Street Journal